The funding signals an important vote of confidence from the federal government, expected to cover 45 percent of the Gateway Corridor’s $485 million price tag.Read More »
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A federal judge has ruled that the Metropolitan Council was within its rights to seek municipal approvals for the future Southwest Light Rail Transit line before updated environmental reviews were made available. But the decision does not end the case.Read More »
The extension faces challenges--like negotiating an agreement with a railroad for 8 miles of right of way--but project planners seem confident the project would be a smoother ride than the Southwest LRT process.Read More »
The Minnesota Housing Finance Agency, housing authorities and developers may have to think more critically about where to locate affordable housing.
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To encourage denser transit-oriented development, the city wants to rezone hundreds of parcels near Mounds Boulevard, Earl Street, Etna Street, White Bear Avenue and the Sun-Ray Shopping Center.Read More »
The Hennepin County Board approved using $5 million from the Environmental Response Fund over four years to clean sites along the future light rail line.Read More »